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GMOs Sustain Our Crops And Our Pigs

For the last 20 years we have utilized technology that has allowed us to become more sustainable, use less natural resources and preserve our land…
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New Year Brings Changes: Farmers And Veterinarians Must Work Even Closer Together To Use Antibiotics Responsibly

We’re all in this together. That’s what I say when I talk with farmers and fellow veterinarians, as well as medical doctors and public health…
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The Difference Between Antibiotics And Hormones

In conversations about animal care and welfare, antibiotics and hormones often get bundled together. They are often associated with one another. But the truth is,…
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Many Steps Taken To Keep Animals Healthy, Food Safe

Some people point to the growing size of modern farms as the reason antibiotics are needed. But it doesn’t take a large number of animals to…
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What Are Farmers Doing About Antibiotic Resistance?

According to the National Institutes of Health there has been an increase in antibiotic resistance, which has been deemed a “crisis” by many. The CDC states,…
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‘Superbug’ Discovery is Cause for Concern – Not Panic

The recent discovery that a bacteria resistant to an antibiotic of last resort has been found in the United States is a big deal and…
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Are There Antibiotics Or Hormones In Your Milk & Dairy?

Many consumers have questions about antibiotics and hormones in dairy products. While it’s natural to question whether or not antibiotic and hormone used in dairy cows is…
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5 Common Dairy Myths Debunked

Regan Jones has worked in dairy for years. First, as a media spokesperson for the Southeast Dairy Association, as a longstanding consultant to Cabot Creamery…
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Farmers, Ranchers Work To Regulate Use Of Antibiotics In Agriculture

Tags: Common Production Practices, Antibiotics Thomas Titus, pig farmer from Illinois and one of USFRA’s Faces of Farming & Ranching, says farmers and ranchers use…
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Antibiotics As A Solution: Healing Animals With An Essential Medicine

Are you worried about antibiotic use on farms? What mixed messages have you heard and how do you know what to believe? As a farmer, I…
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